Top 10 African Safari Moments

By Stride Destination Experts
August 19, 2014

Stride's favorite African safari moments as compiled by our Editors and Destination Experts:

Witnessing the annual migration of 1.3 million wildebeest in East Africa’s Serengeti, one of the great natural wonders of the world.

Waking to the rising sun in a Kenyan game lodge to a view of giraffes, zebra and wildebeest sipping side by side at a watering hole just outside your window.

Tracking gorillas, chimpanzees and monkeys in UgandaRwanda or the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Watching intently as a pride of lions cross the grasslands within eyeshot of a herd of Thomson’s gazelles in Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania.

Hearing the crashing sounds of elephants feasting on tree leaves as they move in herds across the savannah.

Encountering Masai tribesmen dressed in traditional red cloaks herding their cattle as wildlife roam nearby.

Picnicking at the hippo pool, with a lunch spread out on the hood of your safari vehicle.

Catching sight of a black rhino charging through the tall grass in South Africa’s Kruger National Park.

Tracing the movements of a cheetah as it pauses, turns, stretches and weaves its way through the undulating savannah grasses in search of prey.

Exploring Botswana’s Okavango Delta, where annual flood waters attract vast numbers of wild animals. 

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